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Adoptability and effectiveness of livestock emission reduction techniques in Australia’s temperate high rainfall zone

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James, AR and Harrison, MT, Adoptability and effectiveness of livestock emission reduction techniques in Australia's temperate high rainfall zone, Hobart, TAS (2015) [Government or Industry Research]

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Abstract

Key question: which livestock GHG reduction method(s) should receive policy and RD&E focus and which should be avoided or given lesser attention due to differences in farmer adoptability?

Rationale: investment into RD&E, and policy on livestock emission reduction is best aimed at methods which have higher potential adoption rates and faster adoption timeframes. Historic and recent RD&E in livestock emission reduction methods has not sufficiently taken farmer adoptability into account.

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Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:modelling, farmer, particpatory methods, sheep, beef, greenhouse gas emissions, Emissions Reduction Fund, government
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Research Field:Sustainable Agricultural Development
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Objective Field:Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Production
Author:Harrison, MT (Dr Matthew Harrison)
ID Code:100815
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2015-05-30
Last Modified:2015-06-01
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